A bird’s-eye view is just the beginning at these luxury resorts
The whimsy and the fantasy of a tree house is the stuff of innocent daydreams, much like those of being on a far-flung holiday. A host of luxury hotels around the world have combined the two to offer pampering accommodations situated high in the treetops. Forget the “no parents allowed” ... More
For the past 30 years, Ra Paulette has been digging in the desert. Unknown to the world until 2014, when the short documentary CaveDigger was nominated for an Oscar, Paulette has been single-handedly digging ornate, mesmeric, cathedral-like spaces into the Ojo Caliente sandstone of western New Mexico.
To date, 65-year-old ... More
Few destinations offer the allure of California’s majestic mountains
Naturalist John Muir once described California’s High Sierras as the most beautiful landscape he had ever seen. On a recent driving tour of Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks, I had the chance to explore this area during the off-season, when most of the parks’ combined six million annual ... More
Say you were the whimsical sort, and say you were to walk into the lobby of the Château Monfort in downtown Milan, there’s a very good chance that you just might be submerged in a fantasy of Hans Christian Andersen proportions. They don’t call the hotel an “urban castle” for nothing. Home ... More
The American Bar at the Savoy London offers a fresh take on classic spirits, with nods to the past
I’m not one to pursue the familiar when I travel. What would be the point of that? But an evening at the The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel's American Bar turned out to be surprisingly closer to home than I imagined while scratching the itch for an only-in-London experience.
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